IVF success rates have improved dramatically in the past
few years, because the technology has
become progressively better.
However, one thing IVF teaches doctors very quickly is a
lot of humility. This is because we still have no way of being able to predict
what is going to happen to an individual egg; an individual embryo; and an
While we know that about 40% of eggs will become
blastocysts in a young woman, we cannot predict which egg will develop into a
blast, and which will arrest, even though they look identical at the time of
Similarly, we cannot predict which will blastocyst will
implant; and whether or not a patient will get pregnant in that particular
This uncertainty can be frustrating - both for patients
and for doctors, because patients expect definitive outcomes. They want a baby,
since they have paid so much for their treatment !
Sadly, this is still something which we can provide,
because the process of embryo implantation is not in our control.
All we can do is try and educate patients , so they have
realistic expectations, rather than give them false hopes and lure them into
signing up for treatment by making tall claims !
Well informed patients are better able to cope with the
IVF emotional roller-coaster ride. More importantly , they have peace of mind
that they were given top quality medical treatment, no matter what the final
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